International Institute of Marine Surveying
Jun14

International Institute of Marine Surveying

As marine surveyor, you might need organisation to develop your knowledge and experience. Today I will post you one of them called International Institute of Marine Surveying (IIMS). This is an independent, non-political organisation promoting the professionalism, recognition and training of marine surveyors worldwide. The IIMS is held marine surveying training, short courses and distance learning. Right now, the representative office...

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Cargo: Definition and Terminology
May22

Cargo: Definition and Terminology

Air draught – means the vertical distance from the surface of the water to the highest point of the ship’s mast or aerial. Bale space capacity – is that cubic capacity of a cargo space when the breadth is measured from the inside of the cargo battens (spar ceiling) and the measured depth is from the wood tank top ceiling to the underside of the deck beams. The length is measured from the inside of the fore and aft bulkhead stiffeners....

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Draft Survey: The Accuracy and Factors Effecting
Jan22

Draft Survey: The Accuracy and Factors Effecting

Sometimes the accuracy of Draft Survey is a big question, especially when the cargo loaded or discharged from the vessel shown extremely different weight with the references Weight Scale or Counter Weight. Unfortunately, the parties concerns would be doubt on to the weight resulted by Draft Survey, as they have been relying upon the mentioned scales for many years. Draught Survey UN ECE: Code of Uniform Standards and Procedures UN ECE...

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